The HHS Health Resources and Services Administration awarded 15 grants totaling $9 million aimed at developing new preventive medicine residency programs and expanding existing ones.
15 grants awarded to boost preventive-medicine training
The money, which included $6.65 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 stimulus law, will provide support for about 56 residents, the HHS said. Three grants were for more than $1 million: Griffin Health Services Corp., Derby, Conn., $1.42 million; Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, $1.1 million; and University of California at Davis, $1.01 million.
Others receiving grants were: University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, $844,000; Emory University, Atlanta, $669,000; University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, $656,000; Tulane University, New Orleans, $640,000; University of Rochester, Rochester, N.Y., $627,000; Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, $520,000; University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, $331,000; University of Utah, Salt Lake City, $305,000; University of New Mexico Health Science Center, Albuquerque, $299,000; Research Foundation of State University of New York, Stony Brook, $293,000; University of Medicine and Dentistry, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, $173,000; and University of California at San Francisco, $119,000.
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